Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Trafalgar Rd

Service: Caregiver Support and Education

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-9559
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-842-2883
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/alzheimer-services/caregiver-support-and-education/
Primary Contact Sandi Robinson, Caregiver Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Services; Phone: 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411; Email: srobinson@acclaimhealth.ca
Site Information
Site Location Sheridan College
Located In Community College Park
Address & Map
1430 Trafalgar Rd, K Wing
Oakville, ON L6H 2L1
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Former Name VON Halton
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Primary Executive Renita Wood, Director, Alzheimer Services; Email: rwood@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Executive Angela Brewer, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-827-8800; Email: abrewer@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Halton Region * Ontario Trillium Foundation * United Way of Oakville
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to clients, families, and professionals * a resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials

Free, eight week dementia information series
  • offered twice yearly for caregivers
  • topics include introduction to dementia and Alzheimer disease * understanding changes in behavior * appropriate communication strategies * community support services * planning for the future * coping strategies * information on tax programs

Mid to late stage of dementia discussion series
  • held once a year * next session will begin in fall 2016
  • focuses on issues related to the middle to late stages of dementia
  • topics include managing the changes * safety in the home * when to apply for long term care * decisions for end of life care

One-on-one caregiver support available by contacting Sandi Robinson
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Resource Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region and area
Eligibility Persons with Alzheimer disease and related disorders, their families and caregivers
Application Information available on the website
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ; Disease/Disability Information ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Alzheimer's Disease ~ Dementia ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease

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